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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

by Piven, Joshua and David Borgenicht

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Published
1999
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Fine
ISBN
9780811825559
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1999 176 pages. Baby in a taxi; killer bees; parachute does not open. And, a few others. Clean throughout; tight binding. . Printed Wrapper. Fine. 7"x 5".
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Elementary Logic, Revised Edition

by Quine, Willard Van Orman

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Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780674244511
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Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2001 129 pages. Classic for 50 years. Clean throught; tight binding. . Printed Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 8vo.
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Decadence, The Strange Life of an Epithet

by Gilman, Richard

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374135676
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$5.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979 180 pages. "a fascinating linguistic exploration, ... a first rate piece of literary criticism, and an illuminating essay in cultural history." Clean tight and bright throughout. The jacket with only slight wear.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8v.
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Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves

by McCamant, Kathryn and Charles Durrett

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Published
1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9780898153064
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Berkeley, CA: Habitat Press / Ten Speed Press, 1988 208 pages; numerous illustrations. The authors are credited with starting the cohousing movement in this country after observing its success in Denmark. Some ocassional highlighting. Otherwise, clean, tight binding.. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 9.5" x 8.5".
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Three Tenant Families

by Agee, James; Walker Evans

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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$30.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, 1960 471 pages; a series of Evans' photographs precedes the title page. The Foreword, "James Agee In 1936", is Evans'. The preface from the first edition, probably by Agee, is retained. A very nice copy of this famous piece written while working under the Farm Security Adninistration during the Great Depression and the… Read more
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Humanities' Mirror: Reading at the Newberry, 1887-1987

by Achilles, Rolf (Compiled and Edited by)

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Published
1987
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1987 124 pages; many full-page color illustrations of rare books. Marking the centennial of the library with an exhibit and this publication which traces the history, mission and users of the library. Clean throughout; an excellent read.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers (softcover). Very Good. 10.5" x 9.25".
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Katherine Mansfield's Letters to John Middleton Murry, 1913-1922

by Mansfield, Katherine; John Middleton Murry (Edited by)

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Published
1951
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Good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951 701 pages. Letters covering the relationship until her death at age 34. Commentary by Murry at beginning and end of the letters. The book itself is in very good condition. Previous ownership has pasted news items about K.M and JMM on the endpapers. Pictures of both are pasted on preliminary pages; a note is… Read more
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Artifacts and the American Past

by Schlereth, Thomas J.

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780910050470
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$12.00

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Nashville, Tennessee: American Association for State and Local History, 1981 294 pages; b&w illustrations. "A close examination of any object is a graphic description of the level of intelligence, manual dexterity, and artistic comprehension of the civilization that produced it. It can reflect as well the climate, religious beliefs, form of government, the natural materials at hand, the structure of… Read more
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The Awakening Twenties, A Memoir-History of a Literary Period

by Munson, Gorham

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807112014
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985 317 pages; b&w portrait-illustrations of artists and writers. With the end of the Great War American culture came alive. Clean throughout; tight binding.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.
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Sub-Stance 36: Historiography of Thought, Lacan and Cixous, The Dandy, King Lear, Barthes, Asia, Jarry

by Lévy, Sydney (Editor)

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Published
1982
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Very Good
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Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1982 94 pages. Contents are all in the title. Pencil underlining and margin notes pp.3-5. Previous owner's name and phone number on the contents page. Otherwise, clean throughout; tight binding.. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. 8vo. Periodical.
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The Challenge and Progress of Homosexual Law Reform

by Council on Religion and the Homosexual

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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San Francisco: Council on Religion and the Homosexual; [et al], 1968 72 pages. The outlook in 1968 along with brief historical surveys (of the West), including of the English Wolfenden recommendation and the situation in the United States. Covers are faded and spotted; text is clean throughout; binding tight.. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. 8vo.
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Fiery Pool , The Maya and the Mythic Sea

by Finamore, Daniel; Stephen D. Houston

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780875772196
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$40.00

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Salem / New Haven: Peabody Essex Museum ; Yale University Press, 2011 328 pages; numerous illustrations, including 99, mostly full-page, color plates. Who connects the Ancient Maya with the sea? Not most one suspects. Bounded by the sea on the Yucatan Peninsula this is a beautiful and informative book on just that. . First Edition. Gray linen boards. Fine/Fine. 12"… Read more
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English Traits

by Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Published
1903
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Very Good
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Boston / Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1903 406 pages; 3 illustrated portraits. Land, Race, Manners, Truth, Wealth, Aristocracy, Universties, Religion, Character and more. Volume V of the Concord Edition, Complete Works. Clean throughout, tight binding.. Maroon cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
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Don't Worry, Make Money: Spiritual and Practical Ways to Create Abundance and More Fun in Your Life

by Carlson, Richard, Ph.D.

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
Stated first edition
ISBN
9780786863211
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New York: Hyperion, 1997 223 pages. Strategies for organizing life and making good choices. Clean throughout; tight binding.. Stated first edition. quarter-cloth / paper boards. Fine/Fine. 6 1/2" x 5 1/2".
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Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law

by Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)

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Published
2009
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Fine
ISBN
9780268023003
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$22.00

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ntre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009 374 pages. An initial essay by MacIntyre, "Intractable Moral Disagreements" followed by responses by 8 critics then a final reponse to the critics by MacIntyre. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new.. Printed Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 8vo.
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Dictionnaire Francaise-Arabe - 2 volumes

by Belot, P. J.-B., S.J.

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Published
1928
Condition
Fair
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$20.00

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Beyrouth: Catholic Printing, 1928 not paginated. Two volumes: Premiére Partie, A to I; Seconde Partie, K to Z. Quarter-red-leather with red marbled boards binding. The leather backstrip of both volumes is missing. The front board of volume one is not attached but present. Neverthless, the binding is tight; the pages clean and flat though toned. Marbled boards - disbound.… Read more
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The Spanish Temper

by Pritchett, V.S.

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955 pp. 270; i-vii. Author, a long familiarity with Spain. This: politics, economics, religion, sex, art, geography, and literature. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket with light damping stains; small closed tears at the base of the spine; price clipped. Second Printing. quarter-cloth w/ paper boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo.
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A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism

by Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren

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Ultramarine Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780916617271
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$65.00

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Providence, RI: The John Carter Brown Library, 1987 88 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. Published on the 200th anniversary of the United States under the Constitution. "American citizens are grateful for the stability of our system whatever its faults. The past 200 years of world history reveals numerous examples of the evils of anarchy and tyranny, to which it must… Read more
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Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World

by Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere

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Ultramarine Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9788861304888
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$75.00

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Milan / Venice: Skira editore / Palazzo Grassi, 2008 692 pages; numerous color illustrations. Notes and Bibliography; Glossary; Chronology; List of Works on Display (the exhibition) by country of origin. Published in coordination with the exhibition in Venice, Bonn and Rome. History of the First to tenth centuries through the vector of art. "The commingling of civilizations, the opening,… Read more
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Lithopinion 15

by Swayduck, Edward; Luigi Barzini; George Gallup; [et al]

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America, 1969 88 pages; numerous illustrations. Opening essay by Swayduck could have been written in 2010: bankers & socialism. Six essays on Italy, including one by Barzini, another by architect Gio Ponti; another "John XXIII & JFK". Robert Sherrill, A Portrait: The Military-Industrial Complex. George Gallup on politics. Ralph Gleason, Jazz:Black Art/American… Read more
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